How far have we come?
Pretty darn far. Just think, that 100 years ago, in 1911 here's what we had. Compare that to what we have now.
Theaverage life expectancyfor men was 47 years.
Fuel for the few cars on the road was sold in drug stores only.
Only 14 percent of the homes had a bathtub.
Only 8 percent of the homes had a telephone.
There were only 8,000 cars and only 144 miles of paved roads.
The maximum speed limit in most cities was 10 mph.
The tallest structure in the world was theEiffel Tower.